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Qualified energy conservation projects may be eligible for a tax credit.
Ducting on roof of industrial plantProjects that meet certain requirements are awarded tax credits on a competitive basis.

Note: EIP tax credit programs are scheduled to sunset at the end of tax year 2017, which means final applications for some projects may be due as early as December 31, 2017.​

What projects qualify? 

Conservation projects can include:
  • Building envelope improvements
  • Renewable thermal projects
  • Combined heat and power
  • Commercial, agricultural, and industrial processes

Am I eligible? 

Individuals, businesses, nonprofits, tribes, or other organizations in Oregon are eligible to apply. Eligible energy conservation projects must be completed at a business or residential rental property located in Oregon.

How much is the tax credit?

Tax credits are awarded up to $3.5 million, not to exceed 35 percent of the project's eligible costs.

Offerings for the four areas listed below are released at different times each year. These offerings announce:
  • Tax credit dollars available
  • Time period for applying
  • Required documentation
  • Technical requirements, and
  • Competitive criteria used to rank applications

​​Application Process

  1. Prior to any construction/installation, read the current offering
  2. Fill out the initial application
  3. If your project has been selected by ODOE for a tax credit, complete project as proposed.
  4. If project changes during construction, fill out an amendment application and let us know the changes.
  5. Once the project is complete, fill out the final application.
  6. For projects over $1 million, you will need to complete a Performance Agreement with ODOE (contact us for more information).

Program Offerings

​Project Type Current ​Offering
​Commercial Building​s ​None available ​---
​Renewable Thermal ​None available ​---
​Combined Heat & Power None available
​Commercial, Agricultural, and Industrial Processes ​None available ---
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